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Thousands of years ago in the Middle East, a random genetic mutation caused a group of grapes to spontaneously abort their own seeds before the seeds could develop hard casings. The result: seedless grapes. To reproduce the fruit, a farmer simply cloned the vine — meaning that all seedless grapes today are direct descendants of that one mutated grape vine.
Mudge Green at Greenwich
One of the most exciting collections of clocks ever amassed has gone on show at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich, London at a landmark exhibition open to the public until Sunday 5 January 2015.The display, titled ‘Ships, Clocks and Stars’, has brought together a wide range… read more »
Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.